Pass Over Blues – No Fruits-Without Roots | Album Review

Pass Over Blues – No Fruits – Without Roots www.passoverblues.de snnstft Verlag 15 songs time-50:26 Blues based music delving into singer-song writer territory with a slant on the state of the world’s condition and personal relations delivered from the German perspective of Pass Over Blues and it’s guiding light Harro Hubner. The band employs blues instrumentation …

Pass Over Blues Band – The | Album Review

Pass Over Blues Band – The Self-Release – 2014 www.harrohuebner.de 13 tracks; 47 minutes The Pass Over Blues Band is based in Germany.  Established in 1991 the band is guitarist Roland Beeg, vocalist, harp player and occasional guitarist Harro Huebner, drummer Michiel Demeyere and bassist Lutz Mohri.  Additional musicians are Andi Geyer on keys, Christian …

The Waydown Wailers – Backland Blues | Album Review

The Waydown Wailers – Backland Blues 2018, Woodstock Records www.waydownwailers.com 11 songs, 43 Minutes Based in Canton, NY – along the St. Lawrence River, way up near the Canadian border – the Waydown Wailers third CD, Backland Blues, highlights the band’s Skynyrd-esque approach to “Outlaw Country” and bluesy Southern Rock. The band consists of Dave …

Bluesman Mike and the Blues Review Band – We Do the Blues | Album Review

Bluesman Mike and the Blues Review Band – We Do the Blues Self-Produced www.reverbnation.com/bluesmanmikethebluesreviewband CD: 13 Songs, 57:51 Minutes Styles: Jazz Covers, Blues Covers If blues releases contained nutritional information on the backsides of their covers, the lowdown on We Do the Blues, from Bluesman Mike and the Blues Review Band, would read as follows: …

Willie Dixon’s Original Chicago Blues All Stars Inc. – Gold | Album Review

Willie Dixon’s Original Chicago Blues All Stars Inc. – Gold www.originalchicagobluesallstarsinc.com self release 23 songs time-CD 1-61:38 CD 2-54:27 The members of Willie Dixon’s band got together for a live reunion at two different venues to bring a dose of authentic blues. Time has been kind to these gents as their playing is fresh and …

Jamiah Rogers – Blues Superman | Album Review

Jamiah Rogers – Blues Superman Self-Produced   www.jamiahrogersblues.com CD: 10 Songs, 35:55 Minutes Styles: Contemporary Electric Blues Rock, Jazz-and-Soul Influenced Blues, All Original Songs “I want something short and fun,” this reviewer told herself as she searched for a CD to consider. “Something that encapsulates summer.” Enter Jamiah Rogers, a Blues Superman from Chicago. He’s …

Featured Interview – Altered Five Blues Band

Can you imagine Muddy Waters singing the lyric “If your heart went public I’d buy a hundred shares of stock?” Both guitarist Jeff Schroedl and vocalist Jeff Taylor laugh at that image. Their band, The Altered Five, create hard driving electric blues that pays homage to the music’s colorful past while referencing contemporary life. It’s …

Little Boys Blue – Hard Blues Space w/Kid Memphis | Album Review

Little Boys Blue – Hard Blues Space w/Kid Memphis VizzTone Label Group https://littleboysblue.bandzoogle.com/ 10 tracks JD Taylor on harp and John Holiday (Kid Memphis) on guitar joined forces for 10 original tracks of fin southern blues laced with Americana. It’s a great album that I listened to over an over again traveling to blues festivals …

Ghost Town Blues Band – Backstage Pass | Album Review

Ghost Town Blues Band – Backstage Pass Self-produced CD 9 songs – 67 minutes www.ghosttownbluesband.com Since finishing second to Mr. Sipp in the 2014 International Blues Challenge, the Memphis-based Ghost Town Blues Band has proven time and time again that they’re a potent force in the music world today. If you’ve seen them in performance, …